Tom Horton

Tom Horton, President of American Airlines, addresses the media during a press conference. (credit: ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

American Brat Pack: Where Airline CEOs Came Of Age

In the 1980s, young graduates in a Dallas office were tasked with making sense of deregulation. Today, four of them are running airlines.


American Airlines new CEO Thomas Horton. (credit: Toru Yamanaka/AFP/Getty Images)

Who’s Running The Show At American Airlines?

A new executive is taking the helm at American Airlines parent AMR Corp. as the company heads into Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. After a little more than a year in the role of president, Thomas W. Horton will take on the additional role of CEO.